Ticket prices

Ticket prices for 2017 will be announced starting early summer.

Good to know:

/ Trade Visitor Days and Private Visitor Days:
The first three days of the Frankfurt Book Fair are for professional visitors only.
All visitors are welcome to the Fair on Saturday and Sunday (private visitor days).

/ Free public transport for Trade Visitors and Exhibitors:
Exhibitor passes and entrance tickets for trade visitors, booksellers and librarians entitle holders to use public transport in the greater Rhine Main area (RMV). Complimentary tickets and vouchers as well as privat visitor tickets do not include the use of public transport.

Barrier-free access

Wheelchair users and people who need to be accompanied by helper (German "B" marker or equivalent in the disability pass) may enter the exhibition site together with their companion, free of charge on all days of the Fair after 9.00 am. Disabled people without the German "B" marker or equivalent in their disability pass, but having a disability status equivalent to the German certification GdB 50 or higher can obtain a reduced-rate one-day ticket for trade visitor days. Disabled people without accompanying persons and a disability status below GdB 50 or equivalent are required to pay the normal price.

Wheelchair rental
Wheelchairs and electric scooters can be rented on a daily basis for a security desposit. Please receive more relevant information via the Info-Hotline of the Messe Frankfurt, Phone: 069 - 7575 6999
Brochure: barrier-free access

Trade Visitor or Private Visitor – Which ticket type is for me?

You are a trade visitor, if you:

  • are involved professionally in the development, production, marketing or communication of print and electronic media or the arts
  • work in the education sector
  • are a student (all fields of study)
  • are author

Ticket Purchasing

  • Trade Visitor Ticket: Please register on My Book Fair to purchase tickets. By buying your tickets online, you save 30 per cent off normal on-site ticket rates.
  • Trade Visitor Ticket Business: Take advantage of the many benefits of the Business Club, participate in THE MARKETS and Frankfurt Rights Meeting conferences, meet with your customers in the exclusive meeting area and network with other industry experts at high-profile events.
  • Private Visitor Ticket: Buy your ticket for the weekend online to avoid long queues at the ticket counters. We offer access to international publishers, readings, book presentations and many other interesting events.